Two senior agricultural economists with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) were among high-profile speakers at the 10th African Dairy Conference and Exhibition held in Nairobi on 24 to 26 September 2014.
Isabelle Baltenweck, interim program leader for ILRI’s Livelihoods, Gender and Impact (LGI) Program and Jo Cadilhon, an agricultural economist in the Policy Trade and Value Chains (PTVC) Program shared on dairy production and the policy and economic issues facing the dairy sector at the conference.
Themed ‘Discovering African dairy, refreshing mind-sets,’ the annual conference brought together more than 600 stakeholders in the dairy industry from across the world to discuss and share knowledge on issues facing the dairy sector. The African Dairy Conference and Exhibition also attracted more than 140 exhibitors comprising all actors along the dairy value chain including research institutes, processors, advisory service providers, credit providers and input and equipment suppliers among…
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